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Get Vintage for 5 Bucks

We want to share our issues with you and man, have we got issues. For a limited time only, send us $5 and we’ll send you an old issue. Have one in particular in mind? Just leave us a note as to which you’d like. If you’re a past contributor, this is the perfect time to buy up a bunch of your issues and distribute them amongst your enemies as tactile proof of your brilliance. You can pay for your vintage issue on our regular Submittable page starting February 1st. Enjoy!

We Need Your ART!

Do you paint? Draw? Make collages? We want you to send us your portfolio. We’re looking for art for our upcoming issue and would like to pay you and show off your art in print (color and B&W!). Email your portfolio (5-10 pieces saved as .jpgs) to sycamart@purdue.edu by February 29th, 2016 for to be considered for publication and PAY!

Announcing the 2015 Winners of the Wabash Prizes for Fiction and Poetry!

1st Place Poetry: “Elegy with the Wing of a Bird” by Jody Rambo Mary Szybist had this to say about the winning poem: “I’m moved by the way ‘Elegy with the Wing of a Bird’ inhabits the bewilderment of grief. We sense with the speaker all the ways her mother is and isn’t present after death, and share the speaker’s anticipation, past all reason, of her mother’s return. The poem directs its sorrow outward not toward an abstraction or a divinity, but more unexpectedly, to a community of sisters. There is urgency in this poem to maintain this intimate ‘we,’ which,…

Soliciting Visual Artist

Sycamore Review is actively seeking artists for the fall issue! We encourage submissions from visual artists working in all mediums. The artist whose portfolio we select will be featured in our print issues and will receive a stipend. Please email your portfolio to sycamart@purdue.edu by October 12th, 2015.

Presenting the Winners of the 2014 Wabash Prize for Poetry

Thank you to everyone who entered the 2014 Wabash Prize for Poetry. From a list of 10 finalists, poetry judge Bob Hicok has chosen the following poems: Winner: Matt Morton, “Windfall” Runner Up: Mark Jay Brewin, Jr.: “Red Hand” Here’s what Bob Hicok has to say about Matt Morton’s winning poem, “Windfall.” I find myself wanting to live in this poem every time I read it. To be held by these places and entranced by the things that seem like a gift – a windfall – to this mind, this poet. I like the mix of missing and having, how…

Presenting the Winners of the 2014 Wabash Prize for Nonfiction

We are thrilled to announce that Leslie Jamison, judge of the 2014 Wabash Prize for Nonfiction, has chosen “Ghost Language” by Jessica Wilbanks as the winning essay.  Here’s what Jamison has to say about Jessica Wilbanks’ essay: “Ghost Language” is a searching, visceral examination of faith and its negative margins–its nerve endings are sharply attuned to the proximate world–the song of its particulars–and the yearning for something less proximate, something divine. It’s a piercing examination of memory and longing–the vexed terms by which one can be haunted by one’s own lost faith. “Ghost Language” will be published in the spring…